From the beginning, de Vere White proclaimed that only a collective effort – not just within the center but embracing outside partners as well – could convert UC Davis from a respected cancer treatment center to a multi-faceted research and clinical powerhouse.
James Goodnight Jr. knows that every great journey must start with small steps. In the early 1980s, he merely wanted to put together three separate departments – medical oncology, surgical oncology and radiation oncology – that he knew made sense to house in one building.
Two nurses look back on two decades at the cancer center.
Most cancer patients today face improved treatment options, especially those diagnosed with common malignancies such as breast or prostate cancer.
The Sacramento region is one of the most diverse in the country, and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center makes sure that its education, prevention and outreach efforts reflect that distinction.